Physiotherapist (PT) Teacher (Herat, Afghanistan) 89 views

Main Objective of The Position To enhance the students’ knowledge and improve the quality of the teaching system through educating physiotherapy knowledge and practice in order to deliver qualified physiotherapists to the society for good quality service provision.  Specific tasks and responsibilities include: 1. Planning, delivery, and assessment of theoretical  lessons: Preparation of teaching schedule with support and approval of course coordinator for organizing teaching affairs (leave plan, midterm and semester exam plan, assessment plan, etc.).Preparation of teaching plan, teaching materials, implement the plan, evaluation of students, provision of effective and useful feedback for the students to ensure teaching program is implemented effectively and efficiently.Utilization of updated teaching methods/technology to enhance professional knowledge of studentsPreparation of teaching materials according to the PT standard curriculumDelivery of good quality of training along using various teaching methodologies in order to conduct effective training sessions which understandable for students of different categories.Active participation (consultation and feedback) in the curriculum review process as per requirement.Exam planning and preparation (midterm and final exam) through consultation with the course coordinatorAppropriate recording and filing of students’ exam results considering Institute of Health Sciences (IHS) format. Identification of the students’ teaching needs and provision of recommendations to address the identified needs. Allocation of work time to address individual coaching of all students.


2. Organize and ensure clinical practice for the students:

Organizing practical sessions in clinical placement throughout the clinical sites (hospitals, PT clinics, and skill lab) to enhance the knowledge and professional skill of the students.Find adequate cases for the students during the  practical sessionManage the time to oversee  all students equallyEnsure effective student communication and interaction with patients that are suitable for their needsKeep records of the student’s performance on a daily basis.Provide feedback to students on practical sessions by  the end of each dayProvide hands-on coaching and handling correction for students while working with patientsProvide  immediate feedback to the students if the patient is at riskConsider cultural and gender sensitivity as well as professional ethics to guide students for their clinical practice.Demonstration of the authentic approach with patients as well as students whenever it is requiredMake sure the students prepare and carry necessary clinical assessment tools to the clinical practice area.Make sure that the students have access to the relevant teaching materials.


3. Ensure relevant resource (teaching materials and Equipment) provision for students:

Ensure that the students have uniforms (medical uniforms)Safekeeping of teaching materials especially anatomy modelsEnsure students use the library properly and they return the books that had already been takenMaintain electronic equipment and teaching materials such as multimedia, ultrasound, and infrared lump and ensure that these equipments are in sound working condition.

4. Administrative support to the project:

Control and record-keeping of student attendance on a daily basis to ensure disciplinary measures.The teacher is obliged to attend meetings, workshops, or any seminars related to the training when organized in the same province of Kabul.Attending internal and external meetings which are relevant to the work and as per request of the course coordinator.Submit training document records which include student attendance sheets, examination results, and clinical practice outcome/scores to the course coordinator. Contribution to the development of standards for students’ enrollment, promotion, and graduation.Participation in all committees of the training center.


HI has been supporting the Afghan people since 1987, starting its operations in Pakistan. Since 1996, HI has been operating across Afghanistan in order to launch victim assistance interventions, working at different levels of the society and adopting a cross-sectoral approach. While present on the ground to directly support victims of the conflict through the provision of a range of services – from physical rehabilitation, to mine risk education and inclusive livelihoods – HI has been continuously advocating to increase the rights of victims and other people with disabilities in the country. In particular, and in line with its global strategy and priorities, HI has been advocating to reduce the use of landmines and conventional weapons. Acknowledging the need to respond to the urgent emergency crises combined with longer term, chronic gaps in the provision of services, HI has steadily expanded its range of activities and services in order to support the most vulnerable people, enhancing their resilience while strengthening participation and inclusion of all individuals.

Required Knowledge


At least graduate with a 3 years PT diplomaAt least 3 years of professional experience as a PT teacher.Clinical experience is preferable

The English language is preferable

Required Skills


Teaching/training skillsOrganization skillsComputer skillsTime and team managementCommunications skillsAdvance skills in writing (Dari/ Pashtu)TeamworkAbility to use telecommunications equipmentStudents’ supervision abilityAble to identify gaps and provide feedback.




At least 3 years of professional experience as a PT teacher.

Submission Guidline:


Please send your CV and Cover letter to: Note : Applications without mentioning the Position Title & Vacancy Number in the subject line of the email will NOT be considered. Disabled & Females are particularly encouraged to apply – HI has got strong stand on protection of beneficiaries.”The PT Teacher will have to create and maintain an environment which prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the implementation of the code of conduct”
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